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Houston Independent School District, 2019
In an effort to ensure that all students in grades K-12 received the appropriate supports and services to meet their full potential, the Houston Independent School District (HISD) employs the Intervention Assistance Team (IAT) program to document individualized interventions implemented to support the child and provide, if needed, a bridge to…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Special Education, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
Holmes, Venita R. – Houston Independent School District, 2019
This program evaluation assessed the utility and efficacy of lead4ward toward facilitating meaningful instructional planning, and improving STAAR reading, English language arts, and math performance of students whose teachers participated in lead4ward professional development. A web-based survey on HISD's HUB yielded responses from 340 educators…
Descriptors: Instructional Development, Program Effectiveness, Faculty Development, Standardized Tests
Houston Independent School District, 2019
The Title I, Part A program (Title I) is legislation included in the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA), the latest reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA). Title I, Part A was designed to ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Parent Participation
Houston Independent School District, 2019
According to the Texas Education Code §29.121 and the Houston Independent School District (HISD) Board Policy, Gifted and Talented (G/T) students are "those identified by professionally qualified persons, who perform at, or show the potential for performing at a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to others of the same age,…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Gifted Education, Program Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education
Houston Independent School District, 2019
The State Compensatory Education (SCE) program is designed to reduce dropout rates and increase academic performance of students identified as being at-risk of dropping out of school. For this year's evaluation of SCE, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) served as the state assessment measures for grades 3 through 8 and…
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, Academic Achievement, At Risk Students, School Districts
Torres, D. Diego – Houston Independent School District, 2019
Despite its promise to help teachers meet the needs of diverse learners, district usage of Achieve3000® among most students with access to it remains far below the optimal level necessary for them to realize literacy growth and college and career readiness. Only a tiny minority of students (402 out of about 111,000) seem to be engaging Achieve3000…
Descriptors: Pretests Posttests, Individualized Instruction, Middle School Students, High School Students
Houston Independent School District, 2019
In 2017-2018, the Houston Independent School District (HISD) launched Achieve 180, a program centered upon a comprehensive action plan to increase student achievement at 45 schools, including the 27 schools that received the Texas Education Agency Campus Accountability rating of "Improvement Required" (IR) in 2016-2017 and 18 former IR…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, School Districts, Educational Environment
Houston Independent School District, 2019
Dual credit courses are legislated course enrollment options available to ninth- to twelfth-grade students in the State of Texas. The dual credit program provides the opportunity for all high school students, regardless of grade level, to earn college credits while working toward a high school diploma (Houston ISD, 2018). There is no limit to the…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, High School Students, College Credits, Program Effectiveness
Holmes, Venita R. – Houston Independent School District, 2019
This program evaluation observed distal educational outcomes, including reading and mathematics test performance, attendance, and disciplinary actions of students at eight elementary and six middle schools that implemented the To Educate All Children (TEACH) model in the Houston Independent School District (HISD) during the 2017-2018 academic…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Elementary School Teachers, Middle School Teachers, School Districts
Houston Independent School District, 2019
In order to provide equitable opportunities and equal access to an effective, personalized education, the Houston Independent School District (HISD) offers Apex Learning, a district-funded virtual platform with online instructional course options, to all students in grades 7-12. The purpose of this report is to provide district leaders with data…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Access to Education, Secondary School Students
Houston Independent School District, 2019
The Global Graduate initiative was developed to help Houston Independent School District (HISD) students be successful in college and in the global workforce upon graduation. The program emphasizes six characteristics in its Global Graduate Profile: A Leader, Adaptable and Productive, A College-Ready Learner, A Critical Thinker, A Skilled…
Descriptors: Student Surveys, High School Students, High School Graduates, College Readiness
Houston Independent School District, 2019
The Houston Independent School District (HISD) currently offers two bilingual programs and two English as a Second Language (ESL) programs for English language learners (ELs). These programs facilitate ELs' integration into the regular school curriculum and ensure access to equal educational opportunities. Bilingual programs are offered in…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, English (Second Language), English Language Learners, Bilingual Students
Houston Independent School District, 2019
The purpose of this evaluation was to determine the effectiveness of the Ascending to Men (ATM) program using ATM students', mentors', and program managers' perceptions and experiences and ATM students' academic performance on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR). ATM is a mentoring-based program designed to support boys of…
Descriptors: Males, Underachievement, Minority Group Students, African American Students
Houston Independent School District, 2019
This report describes the Achieve 180 Program in Year 2. The 53 participating schools received Texas Education Agency campus accountability ratings of "Improvement Required" (IR), "Not Rated," or "Former Improvement Required" at the end of the 2017-2018 school year. The 2018-2019 Achieve 180 Program's centralized…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Educational Improvement, Accountability
Houston Independent School District, 2019
The Houston Independent School District offers two different English as a Second Language (ESL) programs for language minority students. One of these is a Content-Based ESL program where ESL methodology is used to deliver English instruction across a variety of subject areas. The second is a Pullout ESL program where students attend special…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, English Language Learners, School Districts
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